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convene

verb accumulate, aggroup, amass, assemble, bring together, call, call together, call up, collect, congregate, consolidate, converge, convocare, convoke, draw together, gather, gather together, group, hold a meeting, hold a session, meet, mobilize, muster, rally, reunite, round up, summon, unite
Associated concepts: convene a session of a court, convene a term of the court
See also: call, collect, congregate, converge, gather, join, meet, rendezvous, summon

convene

to order to appear before a court of law, judge, tribunal, etc.

CONVENE, civil law. This is a technical term, signifying to bring an action.

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The Lok Sabha has already been convened from June 17.
On calls for a second RCI to convened on the issue of illegal immigrants in Sabah, Liew said this would be redundant unless there were new developments.
Then VC Dr Ziaul Qayyum had convened the 37th meeting on Oct 31 last when he was about to leave the UoG to join the Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad.
And if the budget session cannot be convened in May, there is no good reason to call the pre-budget session in February.
The joint session, which was convened to hear the third State of the Nation Address (Sona) of President Rodrigo Duterte, started past 5 p.m.
ISLAMABAD -- The Power Division has convened emergency meeting of the K-Electric, Petroleum Division and National Electric Power Regulatory (NEPRA) on Friday, on the directives of Minister for Power Division Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari.
Nyamita said committee chairman William Kisang (Marakwet West) had promised to convened the meeting next week.
He further added that the opposition in the Punjab assembly wants a general debate over several issues ranging from the corruption scandals of 56 companies of the Punjab government that were established under the public-private partnership, a debate over the report of the Justice Baqir Najafi commission, and a detailed reply from the Punjab chief minister over his party's continuous verbal attacks on the institution of judiciary."We'll convene the session of opposition parties at the stairs of the assembly if the government fails to summon the session during the ongoing month," he said while adding that he has also convened the meeting of the parliamentary parties of the opposition including the PPP, PML-Q, PTI and JI next week.
8 -- Following a request made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to the Speaker of Parliament, a special sitting of Parliament is to be convened on January 10, reveals Neil Iddawala, Acting Secretary General of Parliament.
A special sitting of Parliament would be convened on 10 January following a request made by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Acting Secretary General of Parliament Neil Iddawala said on Monday.
"It is important to note that the schedule of elections are finalised by Election Commission of India whereas the Parliament Session is convened as per established practice and convention,"said the letter signed by senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, Anand Sharma, Jyotiraditya Scindia and Deependra Hooda.
Dubbing the proposed meeting convened by the JD( U) president Sharad Yadav as " unconstitutional", Manjhi said he was ready to fight to the finish against the unjust move of the party to remove him.